How to make Sadya or Kerala’s Flavorful Veggie Palette - Onam Sadya Recipes
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Mango in Yogurt Sauce or Mambazha Pulissery
Serves: 5 people
  • Ripe mangoes, diced- 2
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Red Chili powder-1/2 tsp
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Thick yogurt/Curd- 1 cup
  • Salt- 1 to 1½ tsp
To Grind
  • Coconut grated- 1 cup
  • Yogurt/Curd- 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  • Green chilies chopped- 1
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Water- ½ cup
For seasoning
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds- ¼ tsp
  • Whole red chilies-2
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Coconut oil- 1tbsp
  1. In a saucepan, cook mango in 1 cup water along with red chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt until the mangoes turn soft. Don't let it turn mushy.
  2. Grind the above-mentioned ingredients 'to grind' with 1 cup yogurt into a smooth paste.
  3. Add the ground paste to the cooked mangoes. Rinse the blender jar with ½ cup water & add that.
  4. Cook for 5 minutes until the raw smell of the ground paste goes away in medium flame.
  5. Taste and add more salt if required.
  6. Lower the heat and add the remaining 1 cup yogurt/Curd and combine well. Cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Preparing the seasoning:
  8. In a pan, heat coconut oil, add mustard seeds and let it splutter, add whole red chilies, curry leaves and finally add fenugreek seeds.
  9. Saute in oil for a couple of seconds and remove the pan from the heat.
  10. Add the above seasoning to the Mango pulissery and keep covered.
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